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Windermere fly past


Windermere set for Lancaster Bombers

The Lancaster Bombers were used in the WWII Dam Busters Raid Credit: RAF Museum

The last 2 remaining Lancaster Bombers from the Dam Busters raid in WWII are flying past Brockhole National Park Visitor Centre in Windermere on what would have been the last pilot's 100th birthday.

Archie Johnstone from Grange-over-sands died in April.

Archie Johnstone, the last Dam Buster Credit: RAF Museum

Lake District visitor centre's new master plan

The plans include a new visitor centre and restoring the gardens Credit: ITV News

Things are looking up for a visitor centre that has been unsuccessful and has been losing public money for the past few years.

Brockhole in the Lake District now has a master-plan to break even in two years' time.

Brockhole Credit: ITV News

The owners are hoping that a new visitor centre and watersports centre will bring in more tourists

They are also planning to restore the historic Thomas Mawson-designed garden.

Monkey Puzzle tree demo

Campaigners opposing the felling of the Brockhole Monkey Puzzle are holding a protest.

The National Park aim to fell the heritage tree in November.

A request has gone into South Lakes MP Tim Farron to contact the Secretary of State to issue a Tree Preservation Order.